It frequently is desirable to know the character of the original forest or its fire history to evaluate present-day compositions and associations. The author has found old survey notes of great value in reconstructing the original forest in northwestern Pennsylvania.
Document Type: Journal Article
The Pennsylvania State Forest School
Publication date: December 1, 1930
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